New resource outlines shared responsibilities of vessel owners and masters for the health and safety of their crew
Vessel owners and masters have a shared responsibility to prevent injuries and ensure the safety of their crew. This resource outlines those responsibilities.
Commercial fishing is one of the most hazardous industries in British Columbia. To reduce risks on a vessel, both the owner and master have responsibilities to help ensure the health and safety of the crew. Safety responsibilities of fishing vessel owners and masters outlines what is required as part of providing a safe work environment for the crew.
Visit our Fishing & other marine industry pages for more information about risks and hazards in commercial fishing and other marine-related industries.